Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Arts & Culture

  1. Anchor, away

    Award-winning and barrier-breaking journalist Carmen Harlan, BA ’75, retires after an unprecedented 38 years at WDIV-Channel 4 in Detroit.

  2. Escaping with theater

    U-M brings Prison Creative Arts Project to Brazil, exploring the power of performance in prisons, hospitals, and underprivileged areas.

  3. Brothers of band

    In the 1920s, brothers Nicholas and Leonard Falcone played opposite sides of the field as rival directors of the Michigan and Michigan State marching bands.

  4. Detroit’s underbelly: Fertile ground for fiction

    Motown plays a starring role in hard-boiled crime series by novelist Steve Hamilton, BA ’83.

  5. Mail-order pride

    Carrie Thorpe, MBA ’12, launches subscription service ProudBox, an official U-M ‘fan box’ that delivers treats, U-M memorabilia, and a whole lotta love.

  6. Reaching Nirvana

    On the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s album Nevermind, Jesse Frohman, BA ’81, recounts his experience as one of the last artists to photograph the late Kurt Cobain.

  7. The artist and the athlete

    Stamps professor David Turnley and Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh co-author photographic documentary of “what it takes to make champions.”

  8. Lyrically speaking

    Michigan Men’s Glee Club invites U-M community to submit lyrics for new ‘Michigan song,’ composed by School of Music, Theatre & Dance professor Kristin Kuster, AMusD ’02.

  9. Putting his life on the line

    Thinking about a career in adventure filmmaking? Based on the experience of Jim Aikman, ’08, the fainthearted need not apply.